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Barnes & Noble, Microsoft to Bring Enhanced Reading Experiences to Windows 8

Barnes & Noble, Microsoft to Bring Enhanced Reading Experiences to Windows 8

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — On Wednesday, Barnes & Noble announced two new, affordable tablets — the Nook HD and HD+. The tablets are based on Google’s Android operating system, but the company is also planning to be front…

LovePalz App: A Sex Toy with Wi-Fi

LovePalz App: A Sex Toy with Wi-Fi

WINZZ, Inc.(NEW YORK) — When Oni Chen went off to the London College of Communication where he did his dissertation on apps, he said he missed his girlfriend terribly — especially their sex life. So Chen, a 27-year-old marketing major from Taiwan, ca…

iPhone 5 Glitches, Secrets, and Scratches Found Since Launch

iPhone 5 Glitches, Secrets, and Scratches Found Since Launch

Apple(NEW YORK) — Millions of people pulled their brand new iPhone 5s from its clean packaging this weekend, and while a new larger, lighter and faster phone greeted them, some also discovered some unadvertised features.Within hours after it went on s…

Foxconn Closes Factory After Massive Brawl

Foxconn Closes Factory After Massive Brawl

Karson Yiu/ABC News(BEIJING) — Foxconn Technology Group, owned by Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., suspended production at one of its largest factories in northern China on Monday following a violent incident involving 2,000 workers.Foxconn, a major su…

NFL Network, Time Warner Reach Agreement

NFL Network, Time Warner Reach Agreement

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Football fans in many parts of the country have reason to rejoice. The NFL Network has come to terms on multi-year agreements with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, the country’s second and six…

Lines Form as iPhone 5 Goes on Sale

Lines Form as iPhone 5 Goes on Sale

Joanna Stern/ABC News(NEW YORK) — Some decided to stay at home and patiently wait for the UPS and FedEx truck to pull up. Others stood in line for hours. For what? The iPhone 5, of course. In typical Apple product launch fashion, fans eager to get the…

Everpurse: A Purse with a Built-In Phone Charger

Everpurse: A Purse with a Built-In Phone Charger

Everpurse(NEW YORK) — Liz Salcedo was a social worker who helped other people with their problems, but she had a problem of her own: a battery life problem. She was using her phone heavily, and by 2 p.m. on most days, her iPhone was almost completely …

Apple Stock Closes Above $700

Apple Stock Closes Above $700

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Not that long ago $400 was considered by some to be too high a price to pay for Apple stock, but now that seems like a bargain as the stock closed on Tuesday above $700 for the first time — $701.91 to be exact. The …

Federal Reserve Bailing Out Obama, Paul Ryan Says

Federal Reserve Bailing Out Obama, Paul Ryan Says

SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — As the Federal Reserve pumps billions of dollars into the economy with the hope of stimulating job creation, Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said that the Fed is bailing out President Obama &ldquo…

iPhone Thefts: ‘Apple Picking’ on the Rise

iPhone Thefts: ‘Apple Picking’ on the Rise

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Cities across the country are on alert as officials warn of an uptick in stolen Apple products, dubbed “Apple picking.”According to the Federal Communications Commission, 30-40 percent of robberies i…

You Can Now Pre-Order the iPhone 5

You Can Now Pre-Order the iPhone 5

ABC News(NEW YORK) — You can now pre-order the iPhone 5 from Apple, Verizon, AT&T, or Sprint’s websites.  The phone went on sale online at 3:01 a.m. ET Friday.No matter where you shop, the 16GB model will start at $199 with a two-year c…

Apple’s iPhone 5 Announcement Leaves Stock Unchanged

Apple’s iPhone 5 Announcement Leaves Stock Unchanged

SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The highly-anticipated announcement sent shares of Apple (AAPL) down as the tech company announced the glass and aluminum iPhone 5. Because the build-up and this summer’s speculation over the phone …

The iPhone 5 Is Coming: How to Sell Your Old iPhone

The iPhone 5 Is Coming: How to Sell Your Old iPhone

SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In anticipation of the new iPhone 5, which Apple is expected to announce on Wednesday, millions of users have begun preparing to get rid of their old iPhones.In the last 30 days, Gazelle, a site tha…

Apple to Announce iPhone 5 and New iPods

Apple to Announce iPhone 5 and New iPods

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — After months of rumors and speculation, Apple will announce on Wednesday its next iPhone — the iPhone 5.Starting at 10:00 a.m. PT, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook is expected to take the stage and detail the new f…

Facebook Stock: Mark Zuckerberg Promises Improvement

Facebook Stock: Mark Zuckerberg Promises Improvement

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, admitted Tuesday that the company’s stock has disappointed investors, and promised better results as Facebook’s mobile app is made friendlier to advertisers.”The perfo…

New iPods Expected to Launch Alongside iPhone 5

New iPods Expected to Launch Alongside iPhone 5

SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — It’s already widely known: Apple will take the stage on Wednesday, Sept. 12 to unveil its next iPhone, or what many believe will be called the iPhone 5. But the new iPhone won’t be the only pro…

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD: $15 to Lose Pre-Loaded Ads

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD: $15 to Lose Pre-Loaded Ads

Amazon(NEW YORK) — Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD starts at $199, but it will cost $214 if you don’t want ads on your screen.Last week when Amazon unveiled the new tablets it didn’t mention that the company would be getting a bit more aggre…

Google Glasses at New York Fashion Week

Google Glasses at New York Fashion Week

Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google Inc., and designer Diane Von Furstenberg. Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Image(NEW YORK) — The models who walked the runway at Diane von Furstenberg’s show at New York Fashion week Sunday didn’t only get…

Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire HD

Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire HD

ABC News(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) — Amazon has set off a big Fire. The Kindle Fire HD, Amazon’s new souped-up tablet will be bigger, faster and more expensive, the CEO Jeff Bezos announced today at a press event in Santa Monica, Calif. “We haven’t built …

Amazon to Debut New Kindle Fire, E-Readers

Amazon to Debut New Kindle Fire, E-Readers

Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Amazon is holding an event Thursday in Santa Monica, Calif., where the Seattle-based company is expected to launch its new Kindle e-readers and Kindle Fire tablet.  An ad, which aired Wedne…

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